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2017 St. Georges Sportive

St. George's Sportive

April 22 2018
Buckinghamshire, South East, UK

First run in 2007, the Princes Risborough St. George's Sportive is a cracking early season ride!

Make no mistake, this is challenging course. Check out the route stats and the figures may not look too daunting to the seasoned eye, but don't be fooled. Take another look at that buzzsaw profile. Those climbs just keep on coming! There's no single route defining monster climb here (although a couple of detours off the ridge will stretch you on the way back up), however, the Chilterns don't lie down flat for long, so you'll be climbing and dropping like you're on a mini mountain stage!

It's a stunning area of the countryside though, so the surroundings will help take your mind off the gradients. The Chilterns in Spring a great place to be out on a bike!

The shorter routes will follow much of the same course, so the hilly nature applies to these too, however they will cut out the second descent and climb back up to the main ridge, which will save you some energy. The 80k option works out as a great day ride and a superb introduction to cyclosportive riding!

2017 St. Georges Sportive

 
Routes: 74, 110, 135 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
 
What's Included?

Comprehensive and clearly marked route
Mechanical assistance
Sweeper wagon and first aid
2 support/ feed stations on Full Route
2 support/ feed stations on Mid Route*
1 support/ feed station on Short Route*
Free energy drink
Free allocation of energy snacks for each rider at support stations and finish.
Electronic timing for all riders
Immediate results for each rider at the finish with Bronze, Silver and Gold standards.
Web results published post event
*on a typical course; may vary

Prize / Race Categories

Bronze, Silver and Gold standards.

Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
 
Start Address: Princes Risborough Secondary School, Merton Road, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire HP27 0DR
 
 
 
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